Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 72 - Explosives and lethal devices  

Subdivision B - Plastic explosives  

SECTION 72.24   Forfeited plastic explosives  

(1)  
If a court:


(a) convicts a person of an offence against this Subdivision in relation to a plastic explosive; or


(b) makes an order under section 19B of the Crimes Act 1914 in respect of a person charged with an offence against this Subdivision in relation to a plastic explosive;

the court may order the forfeiture to the Commonwealth of the plastic explosive.

(2)  
A plastic explosive forfeited to the Commonwealth under subsection (1) becomes the property of the Commonwealth.

(3)  
A plastic explosive forfeited to the Commonwealth under subsection (1) is to be dealt with in such manner as a responsible Minister directs.

(4)  
Without limiting subsection (3), a responsible Minister may direct that a plastic explosive forfeited to the Commonwealth under subsection (1) be:


(a) destroyed; or


(b) used exclusively for one or more of the purposes covered by paragraph 72.18(2)(a) .

Note 1:

See also section 10.5 (lawful authority).

Note 2:

See also section 229 of the Customs Act 1901 (forfeiture of goods that have been unlawfully imported or exported).


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